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  • Animal Welfare in New Zealand: Oversight, Compliance and Enforcement 

    Rodriguez Ferrere, Marcelo; King, Mike; Larsen, Levi Mros
  • Christian Faith and Family Violence: A Report for Samoan communities in New Zealand 

    Ah Siu-Maliko, Mercy
    Domestic violence is a serious social problem in Samoan communities. Some studies have suggested that nearly half of Samoan women have been subject to abuse by intimate partners or parents. The increase in cases of domestic ...
  • Church Responses to Gender-Based Violence Against Women in Samoa 

    Ah Siu-Maliko, Mercy; Beres, Melanie; Blyth, Caroline; Boodoosingh, Ramona; Patterson, Tess; Tombs, David
    This is a research report from a New Zealand Institute for Pacific Research Project (August 2017-December 2018), which was conducted as a partnership between Piula Theological College, National University of Samoa, University ...
  • Communities and Climate Change cartoon 

    Stephenson, Janet
    Some low-lying communities in Aotearoa New Zealand are already being affected by increased flooding, coastal erosion and higher water levels. Over time, more communities will be affected and the impacts will worsen. But ...
  • Community Development for Adaptation 

    Stephenson, Janet; Barber, Josh; Barth, Jule; Bond, Sophie; Diprose, Gradon; Heyd, Charlotta; Kirk, Nick; Laurie-Fendall, Rachael; Orchiston, Caroline; Saunders, Wendy; Simon, Katy; Thomas, Amanda; Vincent, Nicolle
    Council-community engagement for a climate-impacted future – research brief. Many of New Zealand’s urban settlements are likely to be impacted by climate-induced hazards such as coastal erosion, flooding and rising ...
  • The Cookbook: A discussion on the process, pitfalls and successes of hacking an open textbook 

    Pearson, Erika
    This document represents the process and reflections on the creation and curation of an open source 'texthack' for a media studies textbook for students in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific. This document is provided ...
  • Crucifixión, terrorismo de Estado y abuso sexual: Texto y Contexto 

    David, Tombs
    [From English version] A key principle in the work of Latin American liberation theologians has been a willingness to take their Latin American social context seriously as an aid for understanding biblical texts. This paper ...
  • Developing a first principles approach to educating water skills for life to children 

    Button, Chris; Button, Angela; Jackson, Anne-Marie; Cotter, Jim; Maraj, Brian
    In New Zealand, despite the fact that the majority of drownings occur in open water, most swimming teaching occurs in public swimming pools. It is possible that learning to swim in a public swimming pool does not sufficiently ...
  • Dunedin Energy Study 2016/2017 

    Fitzgerald, Warren
    The Dunedin Energy Study is a joint research project between the Dunedin City Council (DCC) and the Centre for Sustainability at the University of Otago. The study takes stock of, and analyses energy inputs into the city ...
  • Energy Cultures Policy Briefs 

    Stephenson, J; Barton, B; Carrington, G; Hopkins, D; Lavelle, M.J; Lawson, R; Rees, D; Scott, M; Thorsnes, P; Walton, S; Wooliscroft, B
    Launched in 2012, the Energy Cultures Project is led by the Centre for Sustainability at the University of Otago and aims to develop knowledge and tools to achieve a sustainable energy transition across New Zealand. The ...
  • Energy Transitions: Lighting in Vanuatu 

    Walton, Sara; Doering, Adam; Gabriel, Cle-Anne; Ford, Rebecca
    Lighting Vanuatu began in 2010 as a two-year project funded through The Australian Aid - Governance for Growth Programme. The primary objective of the project was to increase access of portable solar lanterns for rural ...
  • Entrepreneurial Actors in Transport Systems. An Energy Cultures Perspective 

    Walton, Sara; Hyde, Abbe; Patel, Vibhuti
    Moving to a low carbon economy in New Zealand requires a considerable shift in the current transport system as a whole (Carrington et al, 2014). Indeed, the New Zealand transportation system in has a number of key issues ...
  • Escuchando a sobrevivientes masculinos de abuso sexual en la Iglesia 

    Figueroa Alvear, Rocío; Tombs, David
    Este proyecto busca dar voz a las víctimas masculinas de abuso sexual mediante entrevistas con ocho jóvenes que estuvieron vinculados con el movimiento Sodalicio del Perú. El objetivo de esta investigación es explorar el ...
  • Fa'atuatuaga Kerisiano ma Sauaga i totonu o Aiga: Ripoti mo Tagata Lautele o Samoa i Niusila 

    Ah Sir-Maliko, Mercy
    Domestic violence is a serious social problem in Samoan communities. Some studies have suggested that nearly half of Samoan women have been subject to abuse by intimate partners or parents. The increase in cases of domestic ...
  • First findings from phase one of the Child Welfare Decision-Making Variability Project: Research briefing paper. 

    Keddell, Emily; Hyslop, Ian
    Decision variability,that is,different decision outcomes when levels of harm are similar is a problem common to many child protection systems. The causes are many and varied: the expectation of the child protection system ...
  • Future of Work: Dunedin 

    Walton, Sara; Ruwhiu, Diane; O'Kane, Paula; Cathro, Virginia
  • High Value Manufacturing in New Zealand to 2040 

    Ruwhiu, Diane; Walton, Sara; O'Kane, Paula
    The Work Futures Otago project analyses and forecasts the trends, future projections and potential disruptions in New Zealand with a time horizon of 2040. We utilise the power of a narrative approach to construct scenarios ...
  • ICT in Dunedin to 2040 

    Walton, Sara; O'Kane, Paula; Ruwhiu, Diane
    The Work Futures Otago project analyses and forecasts the trends, future projections and potential disruptions in New Zealand with a time horizon of 2040. We utilise the power of a narrative approach to construct scenarios ...
  • Increasing capacity at Monarch Wildlife Cruises and Tours: a case study approach 

    Keenan, Victoria
    Monarch Wildlife Cruises and Tours is a small eco-tourism business providing tours of the Otago Peninsula and an unrivalled wildlife cruise around Taiaroa Head. This company has continued to grow since its inception in ...
  • Integrating Health Navigation and Interpreting Services for Patients with Limited English Proficiency 

    Gray, Ben; Stubbe, Maria; Hilder, Jo
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY New Zealand’s increasingly diverse population means that many patients come from linguistic and cultural backgrounds that make it more difficult for them to effectively access the New Zealand health ...